Confidential abortion services for women considering a safe and legal way to end a pregnancy are available at Planned Parenthood locations in Ft. Myers, St. Pete, Sarasota, Tampa, and the Winter Haven region. More than 1 out of 3 women in the United States have had an abortion by the time they are 45-years-old, and whether you decide on an in-clinic abortion or the abortion pill, Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida delivers safe, secure and supportive healthcare.
Health Centers in the Planned Parenthood system specialize in women's health and abortion services. It's essential to know that if you are pregnant, you have options. To help make your decision, be informed and learn the facts about abortion.Health center staff members can discuss the abortion process and abortion paperwork, plus more about parenting and adoption.
If you are seeking an abortion in Ft. Myers, St. Pete, Sarasota, Tampa, Winter Haven, or Southwest & Central region of Florida and are age 17 or under, the Parental Notice of Abortion Act requires that one of your parents or legal guardian is notified that you are planning to have an abortion. Learn more about parental notification for abortion.
Abortion Access for Minors
For those women who are age 17 or under and are seeking an abortion, parental or legal guardian notification and a copy of the minor's birth certificate is required.
Visiting the Health Center
If you plan to visit a health center for an abortion at one of the seven Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida locations, please read this information and tips about protesters here.